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Editor’s Pick: Dabbawalla Bags

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Editor's Picks3Colored pencils, check. Scissors and protractor, check. Lunch bags that are both stylish and utilitarian? Dabbawalla check! Seattle sisters Susan Givens and Carol Mack created a product line of lunch bags and small backpacks specifically for pre-school and early elementary school children, and named the brand Dabbawalla, after the Indian term for the unique lunch box delivery men Susan noticed on her travels to India. Parents won’t find licensed cartoon characters or action figures on these machine washable bags–just simple, colorful designs that kids of all ages can relate to. The time to place your order is today, as the small-inventory company typically sells out mid-August. Bags range in price from $25-$40 can can be found online at www.dabbawallabags.com.

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Nikki Klock became co-owner and editor of Vancouver Family Magazine in September 2006. She grew up mainly in the Northwest and graduated from Utah Valley University. She is an avid reader and insists that a book is (almost) always better than a movie. She has lived in Vancouver with her husband, JR, and two daughters since 2003. Check out Nikki's Editor’s Picks here.

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